Wal-Mart

FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2010 file photo, Tracy Morgan attends Comedy Central's 'Night Of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert For Autism Education' at the Beacon Theatre in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)

Tracy Morgan released from rehab month after crash

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Former “Saturday Night Live” star Tracy Morgan has been released from a rehabilitation facility as he heals from serious injuries he suffered in a car crash that left a fellow comedian dead, […]

07/12/2014

President Barack Obama poses with a woman for a selfie photo after speaking at a Walmart store in Mountain View, Calif., Friday, May 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

At Wal-Mart, Obama praises steps on solar power

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Flanked by bargain-priced displays of women’s wear and patio lighting, President Barack Obama came to a Wal-Mart store in Silicon Valley on Friday to praise new steps by businesses and […]

05/09/2014

Wal-Mart shoppers. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Wal-Mart’s new tool gives out competitors prices

NEW YORK (AP) — The “Every Day Low Price” king is trying to shake up the world of pricing once again. Wal-Mart told The Associated Press that it has rolled out an online tool that […]

03/21/2014

An employee re-stocks X-Box sets at a Wal-Mart in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Wal-Mart takes aim at $2B used video game market

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart plans to start buying used video games from shoppers at stores in a move that goes after the bread-and-butter business of GameStop. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to expand its current […]

03/18/2014

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Low-wage jobs unexpectedly a way of life for many

  WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, many Americans followed a simple career path: Land an entry-level job. Accept a modest wage. Gain skills. Leave eventually for a better-paying job. The workers benefited, and so did […]

03/12/2014

In this Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, photo, Tracey Anderson, 26, re-stocks X-Box sets on opening day of a new Wal-Mart on Georgia Avenue Northwest in Washington. Wal-Mart said Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, that its fiscal fourth-quarter and full-year adjusted earnings from continuing operations may come in at or slightly below the low end of its prior forecasts. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Wal-Mart, Amazon show changing shopping habits

NEW YORK (AP) — The financial strains and shifting shopping habits of Americans have led to uneven fortunes for retailers. Traditional consumer companies like Wal-Mart and Mattel have continued to struggle as Americans spend more […]

01/31/2014

"Thank You" plastic bags.

Los Angeles grocers, shoppers to kick plastic bags Jan. 1

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Single-use plastic bags will be banished from most major grocery, drug and convenience stores in the city of Los Angeles under a law that takes effect Wednesday. Many of Los Angeles […]

12/30/2013

The Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Court says health plan lawsuit cutoff legal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says a contractual limit on suing over health plan benefits is legal. The high court unanimously ruled against Julie Heimeshoff, who worked as a Wal-Mart senior public relations manager. […]

12/16/2013

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DC Council unanimously approves minimum wage hike

WASHINGTON (AP) – The D.C. Council voted unanimously Tuesday to increase the District of Columbia’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour, one of the nation’s highest. The vote by the 13-member council follows a national […]

12/03/2013

Americans click for deals on Cyber Monday

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s the day of the online deal. Millions of shoppers are expected to click on items on Monday as retailers rev up deals to grab online holiday shopping dollars on the […]

12/02/2013

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